Odd scrollbar behavior in IDLE v1.0b2 (Bug?)

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu Jul 10 07:58:34 CEST 2003

Matt Shomphe wrote:

> If I use IDLE and have a block of "wraparound" text (text that runs on
> to the next line without having an explicit line break) then use the
> scrollbar on the right-hand side to navigate (either by dragging on
> the bar,using the scroll-wheel on the mouse, or clicking on the
> directional arrows), the grey, moveable part of the scrollbar changes
> size.

that's how Tk's Text widget works; for performance reasons, the
size of the scrollbar thumb is based on how many lines you see in
the window, not the number of pixels they occupy.


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